Visitors to the coastal city of Torrevieja are usually here on holiday and are looking to get the best out of their short stay, and hopefully see as much of this great city as possible. Torrevieja Insider is a comprehensive guide to the city and surrounding areas that aims to provide holidaymakers with the latest up to date information on all there is to see and do during their time on the beautiful Costa Blanca. Using a combination of “feet on the ground” research, informative articles, handy maps and great photos, Torrevieja Insider is your number one website for the ultimate fun in the sun Spanish holiday.
Torrevieja is ideally located for holidaymakers, just a 40 minute drive from Alicante International Airport and less than 30 minutes from the smaller Murcia-San Javier Airport. The city enjoys a number of excellent golden sand beaches, some regularly receiving the Blue Flag Award for their facilities and cleanliness and all listed on the website, making it easy for visitors to find the one closest to them or most suited to their needs. Those looking for somewhere to stay when on holiday here can peruse our list of hotels and resorts and also check out the transport options in and around the city.
Attractions and activities play a large part in most peoples holiday plans and the website offers information on a whole host of fantastic things to do and exciting days out. The city boasts monuments, historical buildings, churches, museums, plazas and parks to explore, and its close proximity to 2 picturesque salt lakes provides pleasant hiking and cycling trails. The area around the salt lakes is known as Torrevieja-La Mata Natural Park and is an interesting place to visit for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers. There are other superb walks to be found in the area such as the refreshing coastal path that winds its way along beaches, coves and cliffs to the neighbouring area of Orihuela Costa. With so many shops, bars, cafes and restaurants in Torrevieja we have included a number of in-depth city walks with directions and information on loads of hidden gems most tourists would otherwise miss.
Family fun is what holidays are all about, and Torrevieja Insider have covered the excellent selection of exciting activity options such as water parks, adventure parks, safari’s and entertainment centres. There are also articles on cinemas, 10 pin bowling, go-karting, quad biking, mini golf and horse riding. With fantastic weather and the Mediterranean ocean on the doorstep, sports are very popular here and you will find information on a wide range of sports and water sports facilities. These include the amazing Sports City with international standard facilities and equipment for just about every sport imaginable, including an indoor complex boasting an Olympic size swimming pool and much more.
When the sun sets and the cooler evening beckons, the city comes alive with night time revelry. A stroll along the pretty beach front promenade presents visitors with options galore such as the vibrant Night Market, fun fair, marina and fabulous choice of shops, bars and restaurants, many staying open well after midnight and hosting live music and entertainment. All this can be found when browsing Torrevieja Insider including listings for markets and late night shopping complexes. The bus routes in and around the city can be confusing for visitors, and to make it as easy as possible we have travelled the main bus routes and include information on prices, times, route numbers and other handy hints for a hassle free journey.
Within an hour’s drive of Torrevieja there are some beautiful places to enjoy a day out, and we have provided articles on a number of great attractions, towns and cities that can be visited that offer fun for all the family. Just 15 minutes by car is Lo Rufete Adventure Park where the day will fly by enjoying the attractions such as horse riding, paintballing, zip wire, kayaking, quad bikes and archery. Visitors can relax by the pool, have a picnic or cook up a storm in the BBQ area. A bit further afield you can explore the largest palm groves in Europe, take the steep winding road to Spain’s most visited village or party the night away in the bars and clubs of Benidorm.
The Torrevieja Insider website is constantly being updated with fun and informative articles on a vast range of subjects, all geared to help make your stay here as exciting and hassle free as possible. If there is anything we have missed or can improve, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and let us know.